Peter Barker is a Perth based artist who studied the techniques of classical realism in Florence (Italy). He continued his studies as an assistant to the master Norwegian figurative painter Odd Nerdrum. Peter combines these acquired techniques with his own unique vision specialising in Portraits, Still lifes and landscapes.

Peter Barker’s work can be found in the Kerry Stokes collection as well as many private collections around the world. He has exhibited extensively and been a finalist in numerous prestigious awards such as the Perth Black Swan, Mandorla and A.M.E. Bale travelling scholarship.

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Exhibition in Albany


My Friend’s Ron and Marjan are having a group show in Albany so if you find yourself in that part of woods , Pop in they both always have Beautiful artworks. Classical artists,... READ MORE

Van Dyke Completed


After much time I finally completed a copy of Anthony Van Dyke’s portrait of Maria de Tassis c1629. The orginal is currently in Liechtensten and is a beautiful portrait. My main reason to... READ MORE

Sophie Commission


Installed a new painting commission of the adorable Sophie, Sophie did a great job and I think the portrait turned out really well capturing the warm and happy personality of Sophie. Thanks to... READ MORE